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Harold J. Ambuehl Elementary 
28001 San Juan Creek Rd
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Main Line. . .  949-661-0400
Fax. . .  949-488-3158
Call In Sick. . .  949-661-3412
YMCA. . .  949-493-5327


Call-In-Sick Line

Please utilize the Call-In-Sick line to report your child's absence or to clear an absence.

Call-In-Sick Line

Office Hours

The Ambuehl office is available to help you Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM


School Hours

Grades 1-5
7:45 - 2:05 (M, W, Th, F)
7:45 - 12:50 (T)

Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.:
Early Birds -- 7:45- 11:38
Late Owls -- 9:15 - 1:08

Early Birds -- 7:45 - 11:38
Late Owls -- 7:45 - 11:38

Today: 12/1/15
12:00 AM Giving Tree

Visiting Ambuehl

During the holidays, each classroom may hold a series of programs and presentations open for students’ families to attend. As a reminder, when visiting Ambuehl, please stop by the office and sign in. . . even if you have a CUSD-issued volunteer badge. We ask this to help maintain the safety of all students, as well as to know who is on campus should an emergency occur. Thank you for your support in this matter.


Please check the Ambuehl PTA website for PTA events and information.

Ambuehl Elementary Upcoming events:


  • Caroling & Cocoa. . . Wednesday, December 2, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM/Kindergarten Yard
  • Giving Tree. . . December 3 - 17
  • Jamba Juice. . . Tuesday, December 8, 12:50 PM
  • 5th Grade Panoramic Picture. . . Wednesday, December 9, 9:00 AM/Blacktop
  • Winter Break. . . December 21 - January 1/
    Students return Mon., Jan. 4


  • School resumes. . . Monday, January 4
  • Martin Luther King Day. . . Monday, Jan 18
    Student holiday

Drop off/pick up Reminders

  • Please enter the parking lot for drop-off/pick-up at the stop sign located at Cartagena.

  • After entering the parking lot, continue forward to drop-off/pick-up area.

  • Pull forward as far as possible. The BLUE sign indicates the start of the drop off/pick up area.

  • Remind your children to have their backpacks and school materials ready to go before you enter the parking lot.

  • Do not leave your car unattended at the drop-off/pick-up zone.

  • Please do not drop off or pick up your children in the bus lane.

  • Exit the parking lot at Cartagena.

  • Model safe behavior and use the crosswalk on the street and in the parking lot.

Mrs. Sullivan teaching a lesson. Mrs. Bushell enjoys PTA McTeacher Night! Mr. DuCharme smiles during a class lesson. Mrs. Caestecker is ready for recess duty! Mrs. Tatarian smiles while in her classroom. Mrs. Young working with two students. Mrs. Devaney working with a student. Mrs. Chaddock in her classroom. Harold Ambuehl - 1977 Portrait Mr. Coon smiling while working with a group of students. Harold Ambuehl - 1950 Mrs. Weirath teaching students how to print the letter G. Harold Ambuehl - 1950 Copy (14) of 0 - BLANK FRAME.jpg Mrs. Fiorenza smiles while working with her kindergarten students.
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New Student Online Enrollment

If your child is new to CUSD, please click here to complete your enrollment on-line.

Soaring Eagle E-Mails (Listserv)

Click Here to subscribe to Soaring Eagle ListServ e-mails and receive general email notifications directly from Anthony Bogle, Ambuehl's Principal.


Quote of the week

When I started counting my
blessings, my whole life
turned around
                                                       Willie Nelson



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